Striped Bass

The striped bass (Morone saxatilis), also called Atlantic striped bass, striper, linesider, rock, pimpfish, or rockfish is the state fish of Maryland, Rhode Island, South Carolina, and the state saltwater (marine) fish of New York, New Jersey, Virginia, and New Hampshire. They are also found in the Minas Basin and Gaspereau River in Nova Scotia, Canada.

Read more about Striped BassMorphology and Lifespan, Environmental Factors, Life Cycle, Hybrids With Other Bass, Fishing For Striped Bass, Landlocked Striped Bass, Management

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Atlantic Menhaden - Commercial Fishing - Criticism - Striped Bass
... Due to the change in striped bass population many have begun to cite the commercial harvesting of menhaden as the reasoning behind the shift ... that menhaden are a key staple in the striped bass diet ... However, other studies that have been conducted see the striped bass as an opportunistic feeder with a variety of aquatic creatures that it consumes and therefore ...
Cuttyhunk Island - Striped Bass
... Cuttyhunk has been a mecca for large striped bass ... In 1913 Charles Church caught a world-record striped bass of 73 pounds ...
Striped Bass - Management
... The striped bass population declined to less than 5 million by 1982, but efforts by fishermen and management programs to rebuild the stock proved successful, and in 2007 ... The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission states that striped bass are "Not overfished and overfishing is not occurring." ...
Ecology Of The San Francisco Estuary - Consumers - Fish
... The main piscivore of the LSZ is the striped bass (Morone saxatilis), which was introduced in the 1890s and preys heavily upon native fishes ... Striped bass are an important sport fishery in the San Francisco Estuary, and as such, represent a minor withdrawal of biomass from the Estuary ... Most of the recreational fisheries surround striped bass, sturgeon, and introduced fresh water basses in the freshwater Delta ...
Striped Bass Fishing - Distribution
... East Coast striped bass are typically found from the Carolinas to Nova Scotia ... The Chesapeake Bay is the major producer area for striped bass, with the Hudson river being a secondary producer ... On the West Coast, striped bass are found throughout the San Francisco Bay and surrounding coastline ...

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